July 15, 2005 |
The New York Police Department unveiled a new high-tech command center Thursday that would provide officers crucial data about crimes and suspects -- including convicts' nicknames and tattoos -- even before police arrived at a crime scene. The $11-million Real Time Crime Center is the first of its kind and "will transform the way we solve crime," Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said.
July 17, 1999 |
The drop of emergency medical supplies for a woman at the South Pole was an emotional moment for others at the science station as well. "The aircraft was low enough that I actually saw a person at the side cargo door, arms and legs spread out, braced . . . another human being, a stranger, in our world," writes Joel Michalski, a NOAA Corps officer stationed at the pole.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 31, 1985
The former head of the U.S. Navy Supply Corp., Murrey Levering Royar, retired vice admiral, has died in Arlington, Va., after a brief illness. Royar was 91. During a career that spanned almost four decades, Royar commanded the Navy's two largest supply centers, in Oakland and in Norfolk, Va., and served as supply officer on several combat ships. Later, he led the Navy's Officer Business Corp. and served as Navy paymaster general.
November 26, 1985
The Navy rejected an appeal by a former supply officer at Miramar Naval Air Station, fired for his role in purchasing aircraft ashtrays at $659 apiece, The Times has learned. Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr. sent Cmdr. Jerry Fronabarger a tersely worded letter last week that said, "(The appeal) has been reviewed and no corrective action is required. Accordingly, your request is denied."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1985 |
The Navy has rejected an appeal to overturn the firing of a former supply officer at Miramar Naval Air Station for his role in purchasing aircraft ashtrays at $659 apiece, The Times has learned. Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr. sent Cmdr. Jerry Fronabarger a tersely worded letter last week that said, "(The appeal) has been reviewed and no corrective action is required. Accordingly, your request is denied."
September 29, 1985 |
Here, 170 miles off Cape Hatteras, N. C., the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Eisenhower is on a routine deployment, and Navy Reserve pilots on a refresher cruise are slamming aging F-4 fighters and A-6 bombers onto its floating 4 1/2-acre flight deck. But, down below in room 2-119-1, Cmdr. Beryl Moore is ignoring the shudders that the planes send reverberating through the ship.